In a first, Saudi king issues decree allowing women to drive

In a first, Saudi king issues decree allowing women to drive

Saudi Arabias King Salman on Tuesday (26 September) issued a decree allowing women to be given driving licences, reversing the ultraconservative kingdoms longstanding policy. The decree orders a ministerial body be set up to give advice within 30 days and the change will be implemented by June 2018. Sep 27, 2017
Tajikistan bans crying loudly at funerals

Tajikistan bans crying loudly at funerals

While funerals in Tajikistan can be anything but quiet affairs, Tajikistan people can no longer cry loudly during funerals. They are also forbidden to run after coffins, pull their hair, hire others to howl or wear black. Sep 27, 2017
Killer whale Norway

Killer whale Norway

Killer whales joined surfers at the Lofoten Masters semi-finals surfing competition in the Lofoten Islands, Norway, on September 23. Sep 27, 2017
Officers Release CCTV After Hit And Run Driver Collides With Mother And Pram

Officers Release CCTV After Hit And Run Driver Collides With Mother And Pram

A 28-year-old woman was crossing the road with her four-day-old baby in a pram in Great Barr, West Midlands, when they were hit by a passing car. Police were called to the A34 Walsall Road, near to Beeches Road at 6pm on Saturday 23 September following a collision between a car and a pedestrian. Sep 26, 2017